StorageSeeker's Self Storage Rent Index Decreases by -0.7% in October 2017

StorageSeeker's Self Storage Rent Index declined by -0.7% nationally in October 2017

StorageSeeker Logo, the nation’s leading online self storage reservation network, is pleased to announce the results of its 12th month of tracking self storage rental rates throughout the United States. In October 2017, self storage prices declined by -0.7% on average nationally. This second month of rent reduction follows September’s -0.8% self storage price reduction.

At the local level, on a monthly basis, there were some cities with larger rental rate changes during the same period, with self storage prices both decreasing and increasing. Below are the Top 10 major cities that saw self storage rent declines or increases across the U.S. in October 2017.

Top 10 Average Self Storage Price Decreases in Major Markets
St Louis, Mo.  -6.6%
Chicago, Ill.  -5.4%
Baltimore, Md.  -4.7%
San Jose, Calif.  -4.6%
Miami, Fla.  -4.5%
San Antonio, Texas  -3.3%
Fort Worth, Texas  -3.2%
Fairfax, Va.  -3.1%
Brooklyn, N.Y.  -3.0%
Sacramento, Calif.  -2.9%
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Top 10 Average Self Storage Price Increases in Major Markets
Detroit, Mich.  4.0%
Memphis, Tenn.  3.0%
Oklahoma City, Okla.  2.9%
Riverside, Calif.  1.6%
Honolulu, Hawaii  1.1%
Tucson, Ariz.  0.6%
Phoenix, Ariz.  0.5%
Portland, Ore.  0.4%
Los Angeles, Calif.  0.3%
Albuquerque, New Mexico  0.1%
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About’s Self Storage Rent Index’s Self Storage Rent Index looks at rent changes for same-store units in approximately 3,000 cities around the country to monitor the overall health of the self storage rental industry on both a national and local level. For an expanded view of additional major market self storage unit price changes, please see these Top 50 Self Storage Price Changes in October 2017 and for further information about individual cities’ market rent changes, please contact us using the below information.

About is the nation’s leading online self storage reservation website with hundreds of thousands of self storage units available to reserve for rent from thousands of self storage facilities across the United States. gives consumers the ability to compare storage prices for different unit sizes and locations while also typically providing discounted rental rates or a move-in special when a unit is reserved online. is based in Dover, Delaware.

To learn more about rent changes in different cities, please visit our self storage blog.

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